Appointment in Honduras

Appointment in Honduras is a 1953 American adventure film directed by Jacques Tourneur and starring Glenn Ford, Ann Sheridan, and Zachary Scott.

Appointment in Honduras
Theatrical release poster
Directed byJacques Tourneur
Produced byBenedict Bogeaus
Written byMario Silvera
Jack Cornall
Karen DeWolf
StarringGlenn Ford
Ann Sheridan
Zachary Scott
Distributed byRKO
Release date
  • October 16, 1953 (1953-10-16) (US)[1]
Running time
77 min
CountryUnited States


Taking place in 1910, during a fictional revolution in Honduras, Corbett was hired to ensure that a large sum of money came to the deposed political leader. Sylvia Sheppard (Ann Sheridan) and her wealthy husband Harry Sheppard (Zachary Scott) are unwilling hostages of Jim Corbett (Glenn Ford), who is accompanied through the jungle by several wanted criminals. Sylvia, ever the unfaithful wife, eventually falls in love with Corbett. They encounter various dangers, including crocodiles, "tiger fish," large snakes, biting ants, a huge swarm of some unnamed, assumedly stinging, insect, malaria, and armed insurgents.


Glenn FordJim
Ann SheridanSylvia
Zachary ScottHarry
Jack ElamCastro
Rodolfo AcostaReyes
Stanley AndrewsCaptain McTaggart


  1. "Appointment in Honduras: Detail View". American Film Institute. Retrieved June 1, 2014.
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